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Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5261

Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5261

Water Resources of the Basin and Range Carbonate-Rock Aquifer System, White Pine County, Nevada, and Adjacent Areas in Nevada and Utah

Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management

This report is based on work by the U.S. Geological Survey, in
collaboration with the Desert Research Institute, and the State of Utah

By Alan H. Welch, Daniel J. Bright, and Lari A. Knochenmus, Editors

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Table of Contents


Conversion Factors, Datums, and Acronyms

Summary of Major Findings


Hydrogeologic Framework

Ground-Water Conditions

Ground-Water Budgets


References Cited

Appendix A. Component Estimates of Recharge, Discharge, Water Use, and Aquifer Storage.





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Direct questions or comments about this report to the editors, A.H. Welch, (775) 887-7609, D.J. Bright, (702) 564-4544, and L.A. Knochenmus, (775) 887-7613.

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